Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods. Unless indicated otherwise, the modules listed for this programme are for students starting in 2018. On rare occasions, we may need to make unexpected changes to compulsory modules after that date; in this event we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.
You will study the literature and history of the Graeco-Roman world, and choose from options to study Greek or Latin language, or the cultures of Egypt and Ancient Western Asia or Byzantium. You may also choose to take modules in Archaeology and you will study a Widening Horizons Module from outside the Department.
- Group Research (Classical) (10 credits)
- Introduction to Greek and Roman History (20 credits)
- Introduction to Greek Literature (10 credits)
- Introduction to Roman Literature (10 credits)
- Project A (10 credits)
- Widening Horizons Module (20 credit)
- Choose from a wide range of modules (40 credits)
See our first year modules
Our second year compulsory modules take you to the heart of the cultures of Athens and Rome. You will also take our unique Study Tour module. With financial support from the University, you plan a research project and travel with fellow students to a country relevant to your studies such as Italy or Greece.
In addition to these compulsory modules, you choose a seminar topic and 40 credits from our unique range of optional modules in literature, culture, language, myth, religion, art, philosophy, archaeology and history. You can choose to begin or continue your language studies in your second year.
- Athenian Drama (20 credits)
- CAHA Study Tour (20 credits)
- Seminar II (choice of seminar topics) (20 credits)
- The Age of Cicero (20 credits)
- Choose from a wide range of optional modules (40 credits)
See our second year modules
You can apply to study abroad for a year in an approved university around the world. If you achieve a grade of 2.1 or above in your first year then you will be invited to apply for a Year Abroad in your second year. If your application is successful, you will go abroad in your third year and return to us for your final year.
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The highlight of the final year is your dissertation: a substantial research project, developed in collaboration with your supervisor, on a subject of special interest to you. In addition to this, you make free choices from our unique range of options. If you studied a language, you have now gained expertise in this, and are able to read and translate a wide repertoire of texts.
- CAHA Dissertation (40 credits)
- Seminar III (choice of seminar topics) (20 credits)
- Choose from a wide range of optional modules (60 credits)
See our final year modules